Even amidst Russia’s invasion, the Russian language is difficult to abandon for Ukrainian media – and more so for Belarusian outlets
Judge Tatsiana Falkouskaya passed the verdict today.
As of today, the Belarusian authorities hold 31 journalists behind bars. BAJ got in touch with relatives, friends, and colleagues of most imprisoned journalists and collected the latest news from them.
The Belarusian human rights community issued a joint statement on September 20.
"Espionage". Supreme Court changed wording in Katsiaryna Andreyeva’s case while uphelding the verdict
The court session was held in camera on 20 September.
As BAJ learned from Babruisk journalists, Sanatsenka was arrested for 15 days under unascertained circumstances.
Remembrance Day for Fallen Journalists of Ukraine marked by exhibition presenting work of media workers during the war in Vilnius
Every year on the third Friday of September in Ukraine, Remembrance Day for Fallen Journalists is celebrated. It was established at the initiative of the National Union of Journalists to pay homage to colleagues who died in the line of duty. Commemorative events are traditionally held on the anniversary of the disappearance of Georgiy Gongadze.
Journalist Jauhen Merkis is in detention, searches are underway in connection with his criminal case
Journalist and local historian Jauhen Merkis from Homel was detained on September 13. The policemen also searched the apartment Jauhen rents and seized data carriers.